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Care for Creation

Sister Doreen’s Reflections This year the internet comments say that since the very first Earth Day in 1970, millions of people from more than 190 countries worldwide have come together every April 22nd to stand

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We Need Play! Seriously!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “The opposite of play isn’t work; it’s depression. The adult  play deficit is becoming a public health crisis.” (Stuart Brown, psychiatrist and play researcher). This was the title of an article I

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To Kiss the Joy!

Sister Doreen’s Reflections “He who binds to himself a joyDoes the winged life destroyHe who kisses the joy as it fliesLives in eternity’s sunrise” (William Blake) This quote of William Blake’s, and the title of

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Easter Thoughts

Sister Doreen’s Reflections. Easter thoughts shared in a poem by Joyce Rupp.   “How Did They Know?”   How did they know It was time to push upThrough the long-wintered soil?     How did

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Palm Branches, Hosanna’s, Welcome

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Palm Branches, Hosanna’s, Welcome – Palm Sunday: the beginning of Holy Week that ushers in the Hallelujah’s of Easter. Jesus rode into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday into a city that was then

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St. Joseph’s Day

By Fr. David Brinton, OGS The secure and peaceful home life today’s gospel predicts for Jesus, Mary, and Joseph began very differently – with the catastrophic circumstances of Mary’s pregnancy during her engagement to Joseph.

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Joseph, Son of David

Sister Doreen’s Reflections On March 19, 2024 we will be celebrating the Feast of St. Joseph. We don’t often ponder the role that Joseph plays, and yet it is a pivotal part in the story

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No Greater Love

Sister Doreen’s Reflections Make Yourself At Home In My Love.“Love one another just as I have loved you, for there is no greater love, than to lay down your life for a friend.” (John 14:12-13)

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